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15 year old ds and constipation.......

(6 Posts)
BertrandRussell Fri 15-Apr-16 21:24:08

Just that really. He has a reasonably good diet- except that, for reasons that escape me, he won't eat fruit. At all. Any fruit. Loads of vegetables, though.

What can he eat that might help? ( poor sod's been in the loo for 20 minutes now......I've had to pause HIGNIFY!)

clarkl2 Sat 16-Apr-16 15:49:25

get some paediatric Movicol from the chemists - probably try 1 sachet a day but take advice from the chemist. plenty fluids as well

RaeSkywalker Sat 16-Apr-16 15:51:24

Weetabix always helps me!

CheeseAndOnionWalkers Sat 16-Apr-16 16:11:36

Coffee.

VulcanWoman Sat 16-Apr-16 16:12:06

All bran, it's quite nice, I have it a lot. Lots of water. I find if I don't get much exercise even walking helps I get bunged up.

Badders123 Sat 16-Apr-16 21:39:42

Prune juice?
Lactulose from the pharmacy?

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